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Saturday, March 03, 2018
Salisbury Film Society's 15th Season! 2nd film this Sunday!
This Week!!! March 4th - Carrie Pilby
February 4th - The Big Sick Directed by Michael Showalter. USA, 2017. 119 minutes. Rated R. Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan)after a show. However, their one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano)
March 4th - Carrie Pilby Directed by Susan Johnson. USA, 2017. 98 minutes. Unrated Bel Powley stars as Carrie Pilby, a genius who graduated Harvard at 18. Convinced that the world is populated by oversexed hypocrites, she has a hard time making sense of life as it relates to morality, relationships, sex and leaving her apartment. In an effort to coax Carrie out of her shell, her psychiatrist (Nathan Lane) makes a deceptively simple checklist of goals for her to achieve between Thanksgiving and year’s end. Each goal brings Carrie closer to the understanding that humans, like books, can’t be judged by their covers.
April 8th - A Quiet Passion Directed by Terence Davies. UK/ Belgium, 2017. 125 minutes. PG-13 Cynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized after her death. Acclaimed British director Terence Davies (The House of Mirth, The Deep Blue Sea) exquisitely evokes the manners, mores and spiritual convictions of her time that she struggled with and transcended in her poetry. Lindsey Barr called A Quiet Passion “a fiercely intelligent, handsome and affecting rendering of Dickinson’s extraordinary, ordinary life.”
*May 6th - Separate But Equal Directed by Shawn Wilson. USA, 2010. 52 minutes. Baldwin wrote The story of HC Anderson, a black photographer in the Mississippi Delta, and of a black middle class community that existed in Greenville, Mississippi during legal segregation. The film shows rare images of African Americans in Mississippi during an era most known for civil strife. The film also tells the story of writer-director Shawn Wilson (who will be at the screening along with composer-producer Ilyana Kadushin) discovering HC Anderson while searching for a master print of a photograph of his deceased mother. *SWAC MEMBERS: THIS RARE FILM IS PRODUCED BY ILYANA KADUSHIN, DAUGHTER OF ADRIANNE & LEWIS KADUSHIN, STRONG SWAC SUPPORTERS! ILYANA IS COMING FROM NYC TO FACILITATE THE DISCUSSION; DON’T MISS THIS ENLIGHTENING EXPERIENCE!
Tickets & Season Passes! Individual Tickets: Non SWAC Member $9.00 SWAC Members $8.00 Season Tickets (all four shows):$20 All shows are in Fulton Hall Film Center at SU For more information, or to purchase tickets, reply to this email, visit getSWAC.org or call 410-543-2787